Woolly Mammoth Tooth
Age - 60,000 - 40,000 Years Old
Species - Mammuthus Primigenius
Discovered - Rhine River, Worms Germany
Weighs - 5.1lbs
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Mammuthus primigenius, commonly known as the woolly mammoth, was a species of mammoth that lived during the Pleistocene epoch, around 4.8 million to 4,000 years ago. They were one of the last surviving species of mammoths and were adapted to living in cold environments such as the tundra of northern Eurasia and North America. They were heavily covered in fur, with a thick layer of long hair and an undercoat of wool that provided insulation against the cold.
Woolly mammoths were massive creatures, with males reaching heights of up to 3.5 meters and weighing up to 6 tons. They had curved tusks that could reach up to 4 meters in length and were used for digging for food, fighting, and defense. They were herbivorous, feeding on a variety of plants such as grasses, sedges, and willows. Their diet was supplemented with small amounts of moss and lichens, and they could go for long periods without food or water.
Despite their impressive size and strength, woolly mammoths were hunted by humans and eventually went extinct around 4,000 years ago. The reasons for their extinction are still debated, but it is thought to have been caused by a combination of climate change, hunting by humans, and the loss of habitat due to the changing landscape. Today, woolly mammoth fossils and remains are highly prized by scientists and collectors alike, providing valuable insights into the ancient world and the creatures that once roamed the earth.
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SKU: Woolly Mammoth Tooth / Stand - $615